Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais

Gargantua and Pantagruel

byFrançois Rabelais

Kobo ebook | June 25, 2015

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Had Rabelais never written his strange and marvellous romance, no one would ever have imagined the possibility of its production. It stands outside other things—a mixture of mad mirth and gravity, of folly and reason, of childishness and grandeur, of the commonplace and the out-of-the-way, of popular verve and polished humanism, of mother-wit and learning, of baseness and nobility, of personalities and broad generalization, of the comic and the serious, of the impossible and the familiar. Throughout the whole there is such a force of life and thought, such a power of good sense, a kind of assurance so authoritative, that he takes rank with the greatest; and his peers are not many. You may like him or not, may attack him or sing his praises, but you cannot ignore him. He is of those that die hard. Be as fastidious as you will; make up your mind to recognize only those who are, without any manner of doubt, beyond and above all others; however few the names you keep, Rabelais' will always remain.

Title:Gargantua and PantagruelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 25, 2015Publisher:François RabelaisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:6051763929

ISBN - 13:9786051763927

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